Wednesday, May 11, 2016


If you or someone you live with has a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or anxiety, you are invited to attend the six-week learning and support sessions at the Royalton Hartland Community Library beginning Wednesday, May 18 from 12 to 3 p.m.

These workshops, entitled “Chronic Health Issues Learning & Support” are conducted by the Niagara County Department of Health, and take place over a period of six weeks. They are offered at no cost to participants.

The purpose of the workshops is to provide simple steps to help people manage signs and symptoms of their diseases, to promote active and fulfilling lifestyles, and to feel better. Caregivers are also encouraged to attend to be able to learn, share, and support each other.

The Niagara County Department of Health is offering these sessions to provide learning and a support group for those who live with chronic health issues and to partners and caregivers of people who live with chronic health issues.

Attendees will learn how to manage health and support well-being in a caring environment, and will be able to connect to local services. Light refreshments will also be available.

For more information about the Royalton Hartland Library and the library’s other programs please call the library at (716) 735-3281. Additional details can be found online at the library’s website at